Dawn Holden Woods is Managing Director, Children and Family Social Services for PHMC and Chief Executive Officer of Turning Points for Children, a PHMC subsidiary and social services agency that provides support services to children, youth and families. In this role, Dawn oversees four Community Umbrella Agencies (CUAs) as part of the Department of Human Services’ Improving Outcomes for Children initiative, which is responsible for the safety, well-being, and permanency of more than 5,500 children and their families. She previously led her team through the CUA application and implementation process and was responsible for all financial functions of the organizations. Dawn is the recipient of many awards and honors, including the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 under 40, and Nonprofit CFO of the year. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Lincoln University of Pennsylvania and a member of the Rho Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Dawn is a Certified Public Accountant. She holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, with a minor in Japanese from Lincoln University of Pennsylvania.